Public Library Model

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Public Library Model

By: grabitsdm | May 16, 2006
Public libraries have been in most Minnesota cities since the establishment of those municipalities for the purpose of encouraging literacy among citizens. These libraries are furthermore supported by local government and staffed with qualified, albeit inadequately compensated professionals. Many cities similarly have historical organizations in them